Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Arsissa Ragonot, 1893 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 7 : xlv [key], 131.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis ramosella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 6: 148. [; 1852, ibidem 4: Pyralidides pl. 21, fig.146 (legend non-binominal)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

P. ramosella was a Lederer manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Herrich-Schäffer. It is dated from the wrappers of the parts, not from the title-pages of the volumes.


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